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2024

Educational & Cultural Section

  • Honoring the dead on Día de los Muertos

    Los Días de los Muertos take place Nov. 1–2 each year. On those days, homage is paid to our loved ones who have passed away, and offerings are made for a deeper communion between the living and the dead.

  • Other voices — Gifts, truths for Thanksgiving

    November 15 is Roc Your Mocs Day. (Submitted photo)

    For many Indigenous people today, and especially here in the Ohio Valley, this time of year is riddled with modern day cringe-worthy moments, sadness, mourning and, sometimes, arcane anger.

  • ‘Horse Sense for Challenging Times’ workshop this weekend

    Equine-facilitated learning pioneer Linda Kohanov will lead “The Power Behind Nonviolence: Horse Sense for Challenging Times,” in Yellow Springs this Friday–Sunday, June 28–30.

  • School event to welcome Rwandan educators

    Brother Straton Malisaba and Brother Crescent Karerangabo, of the Catholic boarding school Ecole des Sciences, in Byimana, Rwanda, will be guests Tuesday, March 5, at a “Mini French Cafe,” hosted by the French classes at Yellow Springs High School.

  • Tickets to Antioch School’s Auction Gala are still available

    The Antioch School’s Older Group was recently immersed in storytelling and theater, thanks to special guest Christopher Westhoff, of the Mad River Theater Works performing arts company, who spent a portion of each day last week at the school. Westhoff helped students develop their own play about the life and influence of retired Older Group teacher Bill Mullins, which they performed last Friday. Pictured, from left, are Max Florkey, Merida Kuder-Wexler, Ayla Current, Lucy Dennis, Jackson Grote and Antonio Chaiten. (Photo by Carol Simmons)

    Seating is limited, but tickets to this live auction and performance by Mo Amer are still available.

  • Community Read to focus on understanding dementia

    Community members are invited to read "Memory's Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia" for this year's Community Read.

    The Yellow Springs Community Library is partnering with the Yellow Springs Senior Center’s Dementia Friendly Yellow Springs, or DFYS, Project to host the first ever Yellow Springs-wide Community Read.  The selected book will be Gerda Saunders’ “Memory’s Last Breath: Field Notes on My Dementia.

  • More bucks, more books

    The Yellow Springs Library Association recently presented $3,500 to the Greene County Public Library Foundation to be used for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. Pictured above are Connie Collett, head librarian, Yellow Springs Community Library; Karl Colón, director, Greene County Public Library; Roger Reynolds, treasurer, Yellow Springs Library Association and Bea Karthaus-Hunt, president, Yellow Springs Library Association. (Photo by Matt Minde)

    The Yellow Springs Library Association recently presented $3,500 to the Greene County Public Library Foundation to be used for the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.

  • BLOG–“Refugee 101” and “Muslim Community Voices” offerings by the BCP

    As the current administration continues to threaten immigrants, refugees, and Muslims, let us be proactive in our resistance. You can help by simply taking surveys, attending events, and participating in conversations aimed at future action.

  • Annual Vintage Truck Show to return

    The annual Vintage Truck Show will return to Young's on Aug. 6.

    Vintage Truck magazine will host its 16th annual Vintage Truck Show on Saturday, Aug. 5, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

  • Elaine Comegys Film Fest screenings announced

    The 365 Project Young People of Color will present the Elaine Comegys Film Fest during the month of February.

    The 365 Project/Young People of Color will present the annual Elaine Comegys Film Fest at the Little Art Theatre this month.

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